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Over 8,000 applications to the vacant house grant
Ciara Leahy
As of the start of June, 375 applicants have drawn the Vacant Property Refurbishment Grant, writes Ciara Leahy.
5 June 2024 News
Farm families reminded of upcoming SUSI grant deadlines
The priority closing dates for the SUSI grant are Thursday 6 June for grant renewals and Thursday 11 July for new grant applications.
27 May 2024 News
Biomethane strategy due this week with €40m package
The €40m package, first announced in March by Minister McConalogue, must be drawn down from the National Recovery and Resilience Plan by 2025.
Farm Tech Talk: demand for lambs, beef trade and slurry storage
Exporter demand for lambs, mixed messages in the beef trade and slurry storage all feature on this week's Farm Tech Talk.
24 May 2024 News
Ash dieback package to boost replanting activity
An upsurge in activity is expected to remove and replant much of the 20,000ha of diseased ash plantations in the country that have not been removed to date.
8 May 2024 News
Ash dieback payment of €5,000/ha in lieu of revenue losses
Annual premiums ruled out, but €5,000/ha payment provided, while issues remain about capping site clearance costs at  €2,000/ha for a new ash dieback package which has received a cautious welcome.
1 May 2024 Forestry
Farmers with ash dieback to be paid €5,000/ha
Over 25,000ha of ash forests are estimated to be affected by ash dieback disease in Ireland.
30 April 2024 Schemes
New loan scheme to help reach retrofitting targets
Government announces details of €500m scheme to facilitate homeowners retrofitting their homes, writes Sarah McIntosh.
25 April 2024 News
New loan scheme to help reach retrofitting targets
Government announces details of €500m scheme to facilitate homeowners retrofitting their homes, writes Sarah McIntosh.
24 April 2024 Consumer
Commission approves 70% slurry storage grant
Progress has been made on the 70% slurry storage grant, but it is not yet available as details are still being finalised.
19 April 2024 Schemes
Over €7m in funding to protect archaeological monuments
Minister Noonan has announced €7.4m in funding for local monuments around the country.
15 April 2024 News
Staged payment of vacant property grant being considered by Government
Minister of State at the Department of Housing Alan Dillon said staggering the payment of the vacant property refurbishment grant is being reviewed and considered.
13 April 2024 News